fall recipes

Eating For Balance, Eating For Health!

In today's health-conscious society, we are constantly being bombarded with ideas of ‘perfect’ health, and the ‘foods’ to achieve it in the form of an overwhelming number of diet options. It can be quite overwhelming. As most people know, food is an essential part of...

So Healthy, It’s Scary Cooking Class!

Join Chef Ash Agnite, a French Cuisine & Pastry trained, Ecocentric/Plant-Based Chef in a 3 hour Halloween inspired workshop. Chef Ash will be taking some popular Halloween/Fall Meals &  desserts and recreating them with healthy, superfood ingredients that are...

Healthy Sippin’

3 Drinks I'm Always Sipping On To Maintain My Healthy Lifestyle I am a very big believer of the concept of what you put in your body can make or break your health. I'm all about a healthy lifestyle and strive to balance keeping my body in shape in conjunction with my...

5 Fall Foods That Help You THRIVE!

Hi there friends, Ash here, Ecocentric Chef for DEFINE foods, Yoga Instructor, and Professional Eater. As Summer comes to an end, it’s important think about adding foods to your diet that will help you thrive as we transition into the Fall season (that is, if you...

Foods that Fight Cancer

Each October DEFINE honors Breast Cancer Awareness month. From our annual Pink Ride benefitting local breast cancer research organizations, celebrating our clients who bravely fought the battle to providing health and wellness education, our goal every October is to...

Recipe of the Month: Roasted Tomato Soup Bowl

This month, get back to the table with a one-bowl family meal. Use up the last of your summer tomatoes as fall schedules fill up with this Roasted Tomato Soup recipe. It's a quick and easy weeknight dinner with make-ahead components that make getting dinner on the...

Millet with Maple Roasted Acorn Squash, Grapes + Autumn Leaves

A seasonal recipe for your Thanksgiving table from DEFINE  foods, this savory-sweet dish is sure to please. Maple and herb squash roasted with grapes pair well with millet, a gluten-free grain which adds a nutty flavor and nutritious bite, full of B vitamins, calcium,...

Yummy Fall Ingredients: Fig, Lentil & Purple Basil Salad

Post by DEFINE.   An outdoor DEFINE yoga class given by Henry and myself at the DEFINE foods chefs demo table, it was great way to spend the first day of Fall in Houston last Sunday: at the Urban Harvest Farmers Market! In case you missed us that day check out my...

What’s On Our Plate?

By DEFINE foods in-house chef, Erin Stewart After over-indulging on the biggest food-celebrated holiday of the year... your digestive system probably needs a break. You don't have to resort to water and cayenne pepper to get back on track. Just think clean, healing...

What is On Our Plate?

DEFINE's"Healthy For The Holidays" is in full swing. . . The only thing missing is YOU!  Learn how to make seasonal side dishes and decadent desserts without the guilt. Double Chocolate Ganache tart without the dairy? No problem! Learn health-supportive culinary...

DEFINE foods, Farro Salad

Gather , prepare, toss, preheat, cook and serve! Here is a great DEFINE foods exclusive recipe from in-house chef Erin O'Leary Stewart! Happy Thanksgiving! Farro Salad with Roasted Grapes & Pomegranate Ingredients: {Yield: about 20 as a side} 2 lbs seedless black...

Kasey’s Lentils

Ingredients: 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil pinch of red pepper flakes 1 shallot, diced 1 clove of garlic, minced 3 tomatoes, chopped 2 cups lentils 1/4 cup vegetable broth sea salt and ground black pepper to taste Instructions: Heat olive oil and red pepper flakes in...

Coco’s Rum Cake!

Ingredients Cake 1 cup chopped, toasted pecans or walnuts 1 18-1/2 ounce yellow cake mix one 3.4 ounce package (4-serving size) instant vanilla pudding mix 4 eggs 1/2 cup cold water 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup dark rum Glaze 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup water 1 cup sugar...

Sharon’s Vegan Green Beans and Mushroom Casserole

(Adapted from Martha Stewart with tips from Meredith Hussein and Erin Stewart) 1 ¾ pounds green beans, trimmed 1 tablespoon plus 1 ½ teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 large shallots, thinly sliced (1/2 cup) ¾ cup vegetable stock 2 teaspoons cornstarch 8 ounces...

Scarlett’s Salmon Deviled Eggs

Smoked Salmon Deviled Eggs Recipe: {Adapted from myrecipes.com. Serves 16} 8 large eggs 1/4 cup fat-free sour cream 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives 2 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 2 teaspoons minced fresh tarragon 2 teaspoons minced...

Henry’s Grandmother’s Dressing & Gravy

Cornbread Dressing 2 pkgs Yellow Cornbread Mix (Prepare and bake according to pkg directions) Vegetable Oil 2  onions chopped 5 riles celery chopped 6-8 green onions chopped (tops and bottoms & do not sauté) 2 cans Cream of Chicken soup 2 cans cream of mushroom soup 4...

Food Cravings?

Whether it is a salty/sweet battle or the haunting of chocolate calling your name from the pantry, it is inevitable that our bodies and our minds crave food! When you are pregnant those cravings can be even greater. Some mothers-to-be speak of having very little...

What’s On Our Plate?

Have your cup of tea, cake and some spice too! This dish is great for holiday parties and events.  A DEFINE foods exclusive recipe for fall, from our in-house chef, Erin O'Leary Stewart! A few weeks ago you might have viewed a few delicious final product pictures of...

Dairy-free and Decadent!

This cake will blow your tastebuds away! Imagine a reese's peanut butter cup mixed with a chocolate chip cookie. Sure to be a great addition to any party or dinner. It was huge hit for Henry's birthday cake this year! Vegan Chocolate Chip Cake w Peanut Butter Frosting...

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